It’s a pure New Zealand experience – a 16-day small group journey traversing the country through lively cities and pristine fjords.  Tour cosmopolitan Auckland and cruise its glittering harbor.  Experience Maori culture in geothermal Rotorua.  In Hawke’s Bay, sample an acclaimed winery’s offerings, then discover Napier’s Art Deco architecture.  Visit Wellington’s celebrated national museum.  After touring historic Christchurch, ride the breathtaking TranzAlpine train.  Encounter spectacular Franz Josef Glacier and see kiwi birds.  In Fiordland National Park, cruise through stunning Doubtful Sound.  A day at leisure in scenic Queenstown concludes the adventure. 


    Auckland, Rotorua, Napier, Wellington, Christ Church, Queenstown
    Days 1-2. Depart U.S. for Auckland
    Days 3-4. Auckland
    Days 5-6. Rotorua
    Day 7. Napier
    Days 8-9. Wellington
    Day 10. Christchurch
    Days 11-12. Franz Josef Glacier
    Days 13-15. Queenstown
    Day 16. Depart Queenstown for U.S.


    • New Zealand’s unspoiled natural scenery
    • Auckland sightseeing, including renowned Auckland Museum
    • Auckland Harbour cruise
    • Geothermal Rotorua
    • Art Deco walking tour in Napier
    • Wellington’s acclaimed Te Papa national museum
    • TranzAlpine train excursion
    • Two-night Franz Josef stay, with guided walk through the glacier valley
    • Kiwi birds at West Coast Wildlife Centre
    • Scenic Doubtful Sound excursion
    • Outdoor mecca of Queenstown